Kiyochika -- "Shinbashi Station at Night"

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika
Title "Shinbashi Station at Night"
("Shinbashi Sutenshon")
Date 1878 (later "re-strike" ca1950)
Series Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
Publisher Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 7 7/8 x 12 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; life-like reflections in wet roadway; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Similar scenes in Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan."
Comments Illuminated nighttime scene for which Kiyochika is well known. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
Item # Possibly Available, Inquire
(JS-283 Sold/KS)
Price $165